Mexican Heather Makes Texas Superstar List

Mexican heather, an old-fashioned and reliable pollinator-friendly ornamental plant that adds big color to gardens and landscapes has been named the latest Texas Superstar.

Pentas Past and Present are Texas Superstars

April 27, 2020 Texas A&M AgriLife Today

Brent Pemberton, Ph.D., AgriLife Research ornamental horticulturist, Overton, said pentas are a Texas-tough landscape ornamental annual plant that offers a range of sizes and colors throughout summer.

Tropical Hibiscus Hybrids From AgriLife Research Ready for Market

January 23, 2020 Texas A&M AgriLife Today

Winter-hardy hibiscus cultivars are what initially attracted Dariusz Malinowski, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife Research plant physiologist and breeder, to the world of flowers, but now he’s ready to splash a little tropical color into the market.